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Bonn Climate Change Talks - June 2009

1-12 June 2009 | Bonn, Germany

Read the daily reports of the meeting
Coverage of Selected Side Events
Daily Bulletins

Highlights for Wednesday, 10 June 2009

In the morning, the AWG-LCA met in an informal plenary. Throughout the day, contact groups and informal consultations took place under the AWG-KP, SBI and SBSTA. In the afternoon and evening, the SBI and SBSTA reconvened in plenary sessions to conclude their work.

L-R: Dan Bondi Ogolla, UNFCCC Secretariat; Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary; John Ashe, AGW-KP Chair; Robert Kinley, UNFCCC Secretariat; and Harald Dovland, AWG-KP Vice-Chair.
Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see the daily web pages for the meeting)
1 June - 2 June - 3 June - 4 June - 5 June - 6 June - 8 June - 9 June - 10 June - 11 June - 12 June
Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA)
Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, with Michael Zammit Cutajar,AWG-LCA Chair, Luiz Machado, AWG-LCA Vice-Chair and Halldor Thorgeirsson, from the Secretariat, at the beginning of the session.

AWG-LCA Chair, Michael Zammit Cutajar

Akihiko Furuya (Japan) announced a mid-term emission reduction target of 15% from 2005 levels by 2020.
Ahmed Alabdulkader (Saudi Arabia)
Negotiator Trackers during the morning session.
Informal group meeting on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA)
Pavel Zámyslický (EU)
Erasmia Kitou (European Community)
Michael Gytarsky (Russian Federation) reported on informal consultations.
Kristin Tilley (Australia) reporting progress on the Protocol 2.3. (adverse effects of policies and measures).
The dais during SBSTA's closing plenary.
Subsidiary Body for Implementation

SBI Chair Liana Bratasida (Indonesia)

Oleg Shamanov (Russian Federation)
Preety Bhandari (UNFCCC Secretariat) and SBI Chair Liana Bratasida during the SBI's closing plenary.
Press Conferences
The Climate Action Network (CAN) presented the "Fossil of the Day" award.
Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, at the UNFCCC press conference where he gave a progress report on the meeting.
A press conference by the Ecology Center.
Around the Conference

Delegates at the informal meeting on REDD.

Delegates preparing to enter the informal meeting on REDD.
The delegation from Honduras going through the revised draft negotiating text during the AWG-LCA informal plenary session.
A sign held up by members of Oxfam to accelerate the rate of emissions reductions.
Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see the daily web pages for the meeting)
1 June - 2 June - 3 June - 4 June - 5 June - 6 June - 8 June - 9 June - 10 June - 11 June - 12 June
Related Links
UNFCCC resources
Official website
Daily programme
SBI 30 provisional agenda
SBSTA 30 provisional agenda
AWG-KP 8 provisional agenda
AWG-LCA 6 provisional agenda
Side Events schedule

UN resources
Gateway to the UN System’s Work on Climate Change
Informal Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly on Climate Change as a Global Challenge

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